Christopher Koopman

Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity

3525 Old Main Hill

Logan, UT 84322

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The Sharing Economy and Consumer Protection Regulation: The Case for Policy Change

The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law, Vol. 8 Iss 2, 2015, Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2018
Christopher Koopman, Matthew D. Mitchell and Adam D. Thierer
Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 4,367 (2,577)
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sharing economy, collaborative economy, peer-production economy, peer-to-peer economy, ride-sharing, asymmetric information, lemons, Akerlof, Internet innovation, online innovation, rent-seeking, e-commerce, Uber, Airbnb

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How the Internet, the Sharing Economy, and Reputational Feedback Mechanisms Solve the 'Lemons Problem'

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 3, 2016, Mercatus Research Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 May 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2018
Adam D. Thierer, Christopher Koopman, Anne Hobson and Chris Kuiper
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Independent
Downloads 1,208 (21,007)
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sharing economy, collaborative economy, asymmetric information, lemons problem, Akerlof, online innovation, regulation, inefficiency, reputation feedback, markets, network, public interest, regulatory capture, rent-seeking, e-commerce, ride sharing

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The Sharing Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 May 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2015
Christopher Koopman, Matthew D. Mitchell and Adam D. Thierer
Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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sharing economy, collaborative economy, asymmetric information, lemons problem, Akerlof, online innovation, regulation, inefficiency, reputation feedback, markets, network, public interest, regulatory capture, rent-seeking, e-commerce, ride sharing

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The Changing of the Guard: The Political Economy of Administrative Bloat in American Higher Education

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Todd J. Zywicki and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity
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Academic Bureaucracy, Administrative Bloat, Higher Education, Non-Profit, University Governance

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Rethinking Taxi Regulations: The Case for Fundamental Reform

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2016
Michael D. Farren, Christopher Koopman and Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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taxis, sharing economy, regulation, regulatory capture, asymmetric information, transactions costs, platform markets

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Bottling Up Innovation in Craft Brewing: A Review of the Current Barriers and Challenges

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity
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Brewing, Barriers, Entry, Beer, Regulations, Innovation

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Entry Regulation and Rural Health Care: Certificate-of-Need Laws, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Community Hospitals

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Thomas Stratmann and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity
Downloads 92 (339,864)
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The FCC's Transaction Reviews and First Amendment Risks

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jul 2016
Brent Skorup and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity
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FCC, merger review, transaction review, telecommunications, net neutrality, programming, media, new media, public choice, First Amendment, regulation, constitutional law

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Defining Common Carriers: Flight Sharing, the Faa, and the Future of Aviation

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Christopher Koopman and Eli Dourado
Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity and Center for Growth and Opportunity
Downloads 58 (438,902)

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How Lame are Lame Ducks?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Christopher Koopman, Matthew D. Mitchell and Emily Hamilton
Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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Lame Duck, Congress, Legislators, Vote, Election, Special Interest

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How Fcc Transaction Reviews Threaten Rule of Law and the First Amendment

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Brent Skorup and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity
Downloads 28 (575,758)
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Ridesharing vs. Taxis: Rethinking Regulations to Allow for Innovation

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Michael D. Farren, Christopher Koopman and Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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taxis, sharing economy, regulation, regulatory capture, asymmetric information, transactions costs, platform markets

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Pope Francis and the Economy: Evangelii Gaudium, New Institutional Economics, and the Search for Consistency Across Disciplines

Posted: 24 Sep 2015
Eileen Norcross and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity

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New Institutional Economics, Argentina, Pope Francis, Evangelii gaudium, crony capitalism, Catholic Social Teaching